The Assessment of Problems and Practices of Human Resource Management in Wolaita Zone Secondary Schools

Fasika Fanta


The major purpose of the study was to undertake the assessment of human resource management practices in general secondary & preparatory schools of wolayta Zone, thereby to investigate as to how the current practices of HRM and to give recommendation for problems that may be identified so as to improve the existing situation. A descriptive survey method was employed to the current status of teaching staff management in the selected secondary & preparatory schools.The required information was gathered through the use of questionnaire, interview and document analysis. Different models of tools like percentage, and average mean were used to make analysis of data obtained from the respondents under the study.The findings indicated that the selected schools faced problems due to inappropriate planning of the teaching staff which must be prepared in advance. Furthermore. REB, ZEO and WEOs lacked appropriate recruitment and selection procedures and much attention was not given to the secondary & preparatory school teaching staff managing in general. Teacher were less informed or with no information about their strengths and weaknesses through performance appraisal process conducted periodically and low rate of usage performance appraisal result for further placement, rewards, promotion or punishment. As a result, there were high teaching staff turnover in the Zone.

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-4-05

Publication date: February 29th 2020


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